JAK2V - Specimen: JAK2 V617F Mutation Detection, Varies

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Test Name

Test ID: JAK2V    
JAK2 V617F Mutation Detection, Varies

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type validated for testing

Varies

Specimen Required Defines the optimal specimen. This field describes the type of specimen required to perform the test and the preferred volume to complete testing. The volume allows automated processing, fastest throughput and, when indicated, repeat or reflex testing.

Specimen Type: Extracted DNA from blood or bone marrow

Container/Tube: 1.5- to 2-mL tube with indication of volume and concentration of the DNA

Specimen Volume: Entire specimen

Collection Instructions: Label specimen as extracted DNA from blood or bone marrow and indicate volume and concentration of the DNA.

Specimen Stability Information: Refrigerated/Ambient

Forms

1. Hematopathology Patient Information (T676) in Special Instructions

2. If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send a Hematopathology/Cytogenetics Test Request Form (T726) with the specimen (http://www.mayomedicallaboratories.com/it-mmfiles/hematopathology-request-form.pdf).

Specimen Minimum Volume The amount of sample necessary to provide a clinically relevant result as determined by the Laboratory.

Extracted DNA from blood or bone marrow: 50 microliter at 20 ng/microliter

Reject Due To Identifies specimen types and conditions that may cause the specimen to be rejected

Hemolysis

NA

Lipemia

NA

Icterus

NA

Other

Bone marrow biopsies, slides, paraffin shavings or frozen tissues and paraffin-embedded tissues, or paraffin-embedded bone marrow aspirates, moderately to severely clotted

Specimen Stability Information Provides a description of the temperatures required to transport a specimen to the laboratory. Alternate acceptable temperatures are also included.

Specimen TypeTemperatureTime
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